Check out the scores and top performances from Thursday’s high school football, soccer and volleyball action.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
The Class 5A Mountain League scenario comes down to a simple winner-take-all situation. The scenarios are more complicated for other high school football races.
Coronado broke open a tie score at halftime by scoring four goals in the second half to defeat Rancho on Wednesday in a boys soccer match.
Dedan Thomas, the top-ranked 2024 Nevada basketball player, according to ESPN, showed in a tournament last week that he could score as well as run an offense.
Bishop Gorman (5A), Silverado (4A) and Moapa Valley (3A) remain No. 1 in the Southern Nevada football rankings. There’s a tie atop the boys soccer rankings.
Sienna Turco and Laney Paley each scored a goal to lead Doral Academy to a girls soccer victory at Bonanza on Tuesday.
Liberty junior forward Danica Key scored seven goals in three soccer matches, including four against Sierra Vista.
Basic junior defensive tackle Antoine Taylor made seven sacks and forced a fumble in the Wolves’ 27-25 victory over Durango on Friday.
Silverado has shut out four of its past five opponents, and the defense hasn’t allowed a point over that span. The only opposing score came on a safety.
Class 4A Las Vegas High traveled to Reno to place 5A Bishop Manogue on Friday, and the Wildcats hope they learned some lessons in the loss carry over to the postseason.